Wards Corner 10K

INAUGURAL EVENT SATURDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2016

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INAUGURAL WARDS CORNER 10K COMING TO  Norfolk

Saturday, October 8, 2016

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Presented by the Greater Wards Corner Area Business Associaton

Welcome to the Wards Corner 10K

We're proud to announce the Inaugural Wards Corner 10K coming to the historic streets of Wards Corner in Norfolk, Virginia on Saturday, October 8, 2016.

Wards Corner 10K is a great way to celebrate the arrival of the fall season in scenic Wards Corner while supporting a worthy cause. Participants will enjoy a great run/walk through the picturesque Wards Corner, Talbot Hall and Riverpoint neighborhoods.

The post race party will feature food from local vendors, beer from local breweries and live entertainment. All finishers receive a custom finisher medal

Wards Corner 10K

INAUGURAL EVENT

Inaugural Wards Corner 10K Event Information

Wards Corner 10K is a celebration of the fall season to scenic Wards Corner in Norfolk with great run/walk through the scenic Wards Corner, Talbot Hall and Riverpoint neighborhoods.

Race Course:
Wards Corner 10K starts and finishes on Talbot Hall Road in front of Episcopal Church of the Ascension 405 Talbot Hall Rd, Norfolk, VA 23505. 10K race starts promptly at 8 a.m. See Maps for full course desctiptions

Parking:
Free parking is available at the following locations Royster Presbyterian Church, Blessed Sacrament Church, Masonic Temple and DePaul Hospital. See map for parking locations. The churches ask that you donate non-parishable food items for the homeless food pantry when you arrive. Please consider those less fortunate. Please do not park on residential streets.

Registration:
The registration fee is; $45 until 8/15/16, $50 8/15/16-10/7/16 and $55 on race day for all 10K participants, and includes: race number, official race T shirt, custom finisher medal, great post race party and more!

Best of Norfolk Series:
This year Mettle Events is offering a special three race Best of Norfolk Challenge Series. The races consist of Heart of Ghent 10K on Sept 24, Wards Corner 10K on October 8 and the Tacky Sweater 5K on December 10. Register for all three events and receive discounted entry, custom series finisher medal and be eligible for Best of Norfolk overall and age group awards. Participants must register for the series at the time of entry. Registering for each event individually will not qualify you for discounts, finisher medals or awards.


Packet Pickup:
Race day packet pickup is available on race day at Episcopal Church of the Ascension 405 Talbot Hall Rd, Norfolk, VA 23505 from 6:30 a.m. – 7:45 a.m.. See the Maps for directions.

Awards:
Top three overall male and female 10K run and 10K walk winners and top three male and female runners in each age category will receive awards; 12 and under 13-15, 16-19, 20-24,25-29,30-34,35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 and over.

Random Giveaway:
We'll be giving away random gifts from our vendors and sponsors in a raffle at the post race party. Stick around for your chance to win.

Race Directors:
Race directed and managed by MettleEvents.com.


Charity:
This race will benefit Virginia Supportive Housing of Hampton Roads Virginia Supportive Housing’s mission is to end homelessness by providing permanent housing and supportive services. Founded in 1988, VSH was the first non-profit organization in Virginia to develop and provide permanent supportive housing for homeless single adults. Since then, VSH continues its tradition of Making Homelessness History.


Post Race:
A post race party will be held in the parking lot beside Episcopal Church of the Ascension. Fresh hot pizza will be baked on site by Your Pie Pizza and craft beer from local Brewing Companies will be on tap. There will also be live music. The party continues all day throughout Wards Corner. Many restaurants and businesses will be offering specials throughout the day.

Wards Corner 10K

INAUGURAL EVENT

Register for the Wards Corner 10K

The registration fee is; $45 until 8/15/16, $50 8/15/16-10/7/16 and $55 on race day for all 10K participants, and includes: race number, official race T shirt, custom finisher medal, great post race party and more!



Register for the Best of Norfolk Series:
This year Mettle Events is offering a special three race Best of Norfolk Challenge Series. The races consist of Heart of Ghent 10K on Sept 24, Wards Corner 10K on October 8 and the Tacky Sweater 5K on December 10. Register for all three events and receive discounted entry, custom series finisher medal and be eligible for Best of Norfolk overall and age group awards. Participants must register for the series at the time of entry. Registering for each event individually will not qualify you for discounts, finisher medals or awards.


Race Day Registration
Race day packet pickup is available on race day at Episcopal Church of the Ascension 405 Talbot Hall Rd, Norfolk, VA 23505 from 6:30 a.m. – 7:45 a.m.. See the Maps for directions.

Live Race Day Results!
Register or check in at the expo using paperless registration kiosks. Bring your credit card.
Registered athletes and their fans will be able to sign up FREE to receive live split and finish results to mobile devices and/or Facebook and Twitter feeds register here.
Athletes bibs will contain a QR code that can be scanned with a smart phone and results will be immediately available on their mobile device.
Results will be posted live online here and at results kiosks near the finish.
Finisher videos will be posted on the results page putting all of the participant race stats and finisher video in one place.


Wards Corner 10K Course Map

Directions

Race Day Registration - Packet Pick-up Location
Race day registration and packet pick up will be Episcopal Church of the Ascension 405 Talbot Hall Rd, Norfolk, VA 23505 from 6:30 a.m. – 7:45 a.m.. See the Maps for directions.









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Volunteer

Volunteer for the Wards Corner 10K


The success of MettleEvents races depends on volunteers who give their time and energy in a variety of ways in support of these events. Many volunteer positions for this event still need to be filled. We ask that you, your family or group please consider signing up for one of these positions.
As an event volunteer, you will receive great satisfaction appreciation from your fellow athletes and the event charities . Volunteering at this event can also provide you or your group with community services hours that may be needed. On top of that each volunteer will receive a free race premium and goodie bag as well as being able to attend a very fun post-race party at Wards Corner 10K.
To register as an individual volunteer for the event, please click on the link below, read through the job descriptions, check the job for which you would like to perform and complete the necessary personal information.
Register as an individual volunteer
To register as a group, first have your group chairperson register your group by clicking the link below. From there the group leader will need to create a username and password to log in and set up the group. Once the group is set up, direct each member of your group to sign up for your group as shown below. Special prizes will be given to the largest volunteer group.
Create a Group
Register for a group. After your group chairperson has created your group, please click the link below to sign up for the group. Select the group you would like to join from the drop down list and enter the password provided to you by your group chairperson. Complete the required information and submit.
Register for a Group
If you have any questions, please contact MettleEvents.com at email: team@mettleevents.com. Volunteers are eligible for door prizes, access to the post race party along with a volunteer "thank you" gift. Thank you!!!
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Wards Corner 10K

We're proud to announce the inaugural Wards Corner 10K coming to the scenic streets of Wards Corner, Talbot Park and Riverpoint in Norfolk, Virginia on Saturday, October 8, 2016.

Wards Corner 10K

We're proud to announce the inaugural Wards Corner 10K coming to the scenic streets of Wards Corner, Talbot Hall and Riverpoing in Norfolk, Virginia on Saturday, October 8, 2016.

2016 Event Charity


This race will benefit Virginia Supportive Housing of Hampton Roads. Virginia Supportive Housing mission is to end homelessness by providing permanent supportive housing and supportive services. Founded in 1988, VSH was the first non-profit organization in Virginia to develop and provide permanent supportive housing for homeless single adults. Since then, VSH continues its tradition of Making Homelessness History.

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